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Tectonics

WHAT IS IT?
Working with gravity

FORCE TYPOLOGY
Earthquake

MATERIALS
Jelly

Is it possible to simulate a natural phenomena such as earthquake to open up new design opportunities?

As a starting point for this investigation we built a vibrating plate that mimics an earthquake through a signal generator.

In this way we were able to test materials, such as hanging structures, liquids and gelatine.

Tectonics

WHAT IS IT?
Working with gravity

FORCE TYPOLOGY
Earthquake

MATERIALS
Jelly

Is it possible to simulate a natural phenomena such as earthquake to open up new design opportunities?

As a starting point for this investigation we built a vibrating plate that mimics an earthquake through a signal generator.

In this way we were able to test materials, such as hanging structures, liquids and gelatine.